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Third Griz Cub Trapped; Authorities Waiting on DNA Analysis

Yellowstone Grizzly

Grizzly Bear.

The third bear cub associated with an attack at the Soda Butte Campground Wednesday morning has been trapped, as authorities await the results of DNA analysis to see if a captured female grizzly was the culprit in an attack that left one dead and two injured.

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In Memoriam: Jim Cole

Jim Cole

Jim ColeJim Cole, an advocate for grizzly bears despite being the victim of two bear maulings in recent years, has passed away due to natural causes. He was 60 and had just published a new book on his experiences with grizzlies in Yellowstone National Park.

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Griz Victim Remembered as Avid Outdoorsman

Yellowstone Grizzly

Kevin Kammer came west to fulfill a lifelong dream: fly fishing in Yellowstone National Park. That dream was rudely shattered when he was the victim of a grizzly-bear attack at the Soda Butte Campground just outside Cooke City, an attack that also left two injured.

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Report from the Field: Yellowstone Beach Fire Now Totally Contained

The Yellowstone National Park Beach Fire, which had grown to 520 acres and threatened to take out a large swath of the center of the Park, is now totally contained, with only some small smoldering patches left to burn out on their own. Active firefighting has ended; all that's left is the monitoring.

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Trap Snares Culprit in Soda Butte Killing: A Mother Griz

Yellowstone Grizzly

A mother grizzly bear and one of her two cubs were trapped inside the five culvert traps set at the Soda Butte Campground near Cooke City last night, as officials put together the pieces of why a bear went on a rampage at the remote Soda Butte Campground in Montana, killing a Michigan man and injuring two others.

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Why Did Bear — or Bears — Attack at Soda Butte?

Yellowstone Grizzly

Bears and humans have always been an uneasy mix, but the attack by a bear -- or multiple bears, perhaps -- on a campground outside the Northeast Entrance of Yellowstone National Park that left one dead and two injured has locals wondering if anything could have been done to prevent the tragedy.

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Another Death in Yellowstone: Drowning in the Firehole

Yellowstone National Park

It seems like we're spending a lot of time covering death and destruction in Yellowstone National Park as of late. Tonight's bad news: 22-year-old Lin Ching-Ling died last night after drowning in the Firehole River near Old Faithful.

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Bear Kills One, Injures Two in Campground Near Yellowstone

Yellowstone Grizzly

A bear tore into the Soda Butte Campground near Cooke City, off the Northeast Entrance to Yellowstone National Park, killing one and injuries two others early this morning.

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Changes in Gun Laws Having Minimal Impact on Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park

So far this summer changes in America's gun laws, allowing legal gun owners to transport weapons in America's National Parks, has had a minimal impact on Yellowstone National Park, according to rangers and Park officials.

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Report from the Field: Yellowstone Beach Fire Now 95 Percent Contained

Beach Fire

Beach Fire

Turn out the lights, Martha: the Beach Fire -- which at one point threatened to take out a large swath of Yellowstone National Park -- is now 95 percent contained, as the Incident Management Team prepares to hand off mop-up operations to the National Park Service tomorrow.

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